Finding a Lawyer in North Carolina
North Carolina Lawyer Referral Service
NC Lawyer Referral Service is a nonprofit public service sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation to assist citizens in need of legal assistance.
For information about the service, there’s a Frequently Asked Questions page.
To use the Service online, use the request form.
To reach the Service by telephone (Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.), choose one of the following numbers:
In state: 1-800-662-7660
Out of state: 919-677-8574
Raleigh area: 919-677-8574
LawHelpNC helps low and moderate income people find free legal aid programs in North Carolina and answers questions about legal rights. LawHelp also includes links to state and local legal assistance programs for all 50 states. It also includes a package of DIY child custody information and other helpful tips for going to court.
Legal Aid of North Carolina
Legal Aid of North Carolina is a statewide organization that provides free legal services in civil matters to eligible low-income people. The website describes eligibility criteria and provides contact information for the 24 local offices around the state.
North Carolina Attorney General’s Office
The North Carolina Attorney General’s Public Protection webpage has information for a wide array of legal issues, including for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and stalking. They also provide information for victims of scams and frauds, consumer rip-offs and identity theft, and other issues involving internet safety.